• Saugus Iron Works Panorama

    Saugus Iron Works

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Operating Hours & Seasons

Hours of Operation
Open Daily, 9am - 5pm
May 3rd - October 31st, 2014

(The Park is closed for the season November 1st, 2014 - Spring 2015.)

Did You Know?

stone tools

At the time of English settlement, the native community in what is today Saugus was led by a woman known only as the “Great Squaw Sachem”. It was not uncommon for a woman to take the lead as sachem after her husband died. Our squaw sachem had several contemporaries; 3 in Connecticut, 2 in Rhode Island and 1 in Massachusetts. What did the colonists think of this practice?